More than 20 Central American and Caribbean companies will participate in this matchmaking forum, including private clinics, hospitals, and specialized hospital supply chain distributors from countries such as the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Aruba, Curacao, and Trinidad and Tobago, among others. Health Room Colombia will include a trade show with more than 40 Colombian export companies such as Mubi, Quirúrgicos Alfa, Rymco Medical, and Tecnoquímicas.
Colombia arrives at SIAL 2018, the world's largest food innovation exhibition, with a promotional campaign called Colombian food, as exciting as its origin that explains the origin, diversity and top quality of the food the country exports to the world and, above all, showcasing the farmers and entrepreneurs behind its flagship products.
Located at the gateway to South America, Colombia is flanked by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and has five altitudinal layers that enable crop growth and exotic fruits year-round. Its 49 million inhabitants see tourism as a great opportunity to drive the economy: it is the second most attractive industry for attracting foreign revenue, after oil and its derivatives. It beats coal, coffee, flowers, and bananas, products for which the country is world-renowned.
Edgar Montenegro created Corpocampo in 2003 with a specific purpose: Farmers in Putumayo should earn an income detached from the coca growing. "Alternatives were sought because this department had the biggest concentration of coke plantations. We began a viability research to build a production plant and, with the support of United Nations, the project was born", assured the businessman.